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Bulgaria Wages: Minimum and Average

Bulgaria Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 363 EUR/Month | 371.812 USD/Month 1Q/22
Wages 1668 BGN/Month | 874.672 USD/Month Mar/22
Wages High Skilled 1280 BGN/Month | 738.195 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 1443 BGN/Month | 756.686 USD/Month Mar/22
Wages Low Skilled  600 BGN/Month | 346.029 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Bulgaria?

  • Minimum Wages in Bulgaria increased to 363 EUR/Month (371.812 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 332 EUR/Month and minimum was 31.19 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
363 1Q/22 29.01.2022
332 3Q/21 24.07.2021
332 1Q/21 05.02.2021
312 3Q/20 25.08.2020
286 4Q/19 20.01.2020
286 2Q/19 03.04.2019
260.76 4Q/18 22.08.2018
260 2Q/18 19.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 235.2000 260.0000 260.7600 235.2000 10.54%


Latest data on Wages (BGN/Month)

Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

What is average wage in Bulgaria?

  • Average Wages in Bulgaria increased to 1668 BGN/Month (874.672 USD/Month) in March 2022. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 1500 BGN/Month and minimum was 30 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1668 Mar/22 14.05.2022
1676 Dec/21 19.02.2022
1543 Sep/21 18.01.2022
1505 Jun/21 14.08.2021
1500 Mar/21 15.05.2021
1468 Dec/20 13.02.2021
1397 Sep/20 14.11.2020
1355 Jun/20 15.08.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 1036.0000 1107.0000 1123.0000 1027.0000 6.85%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 1280 BGN/Month (738.195 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1280 BGN/Month and minimum was 826 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1280 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Bulgaria increased to 1443 BGN/Month (756.686 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1263 BGN/Month and minimum was 201 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1443 Mar/22 19.05.2022
1296 Jun/21 24.08.2021
1263 Mar/21 23.06.2021
1240 Dec/20 17.02.2021
1233 Sep/20 17.11.2020
1200 Jun/20 19.08.2020
1162 Mar/20 15.07.2020
1165 Dec/19 17.02.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 600 BGN/Month (346.029 USD/Month). The maximum level was 600 BGN/Month and minimum was 472 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
600 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Bulgaria

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2021 64.33 64.25
Unemployment Rate May/22 4.5 % 4.6
Job Vacancies 4Q/21 17.091 K 18.257
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/22 55.4 % 55.1
Living Wage Individual 2018 389.282 USD/Month 389.282

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2020 2993.957 USD/Month 2916.112
Ireland 1Q/22 3605.449 USD/Month 3543.993
Luxembourg 2020 5598.689 USD/Month 5624.296
Spain 1Q/22 2055.721 USD/Month 2218.58
Iceland 2020 5405.325 USD/Month 5139.126
Norway 1Q/22 5195.659 USD/Month 5015.434
Belarus May/22 622.231 USD/Month 620.253
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/22 874.672 USD/Month 810.173
Croatia Apr/22 1027.572 USD/Month 1035.741
Cyprus 4Q/21 2397.829 USD/Month 1994.264
Czech Republic 1Q/22 1568.857 USD/Month 1660.104
Denmark 2020 6012.113 USD/Month 5876.218
Estonia 1Q/22 1631.671 USD/Month 1664.447
Euro Area 3Q/21 2010.652 USD/Month 1946.123
Finland 3Q/21 3781.625 USD/Month 3766.26
France 2019 3260.268 USD/Month 3213.152
Germany 4Q/21 4269.18 USD/Month 4230.257
Hungary Apr/22 1241.342 USD/Month 1250.459
Italy 2020 2389.634 USD/Month 2562.737
Latvia Mar/22 1035.542 USD/Month 929.018
Lithuania 1Q/22 1771.996 USD/Month 1719.758
Macedonia Apr/22 786.893 USD/Month 775.831
Malta 1Q/22 145.618 USD/Month 130.68
Moldova 1Q/22 499.277 USD/Month 510.086
Montenegro May/22 897.265 USD/Month 894.192
Poland 1Q/22 1349.304 USD/Month 1297.366
Portugal 2019 1216.839 USD/Month 1199.426
Romania Apr/22 1334.756 USD/Month 1326.055
Russia Apr/22 1094.191 USD/Month 1173.054
Serbia Apr/22 636.85 USD/Month 651.26
Slovakia Apr/22 1365.359 USD/Month 1374.577
Slovenia Apr/22 2050.599 USD/Month 2056.745
Sweden Apr/22 2817.813 USD/Month 2787.35
Switzerland 2020 6567.442 USD/Month 6515.762
Ukraine Jan/22 498.274 USD/Month 596.582
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 1Q/22 513.357 USD/Month 516.156
Bosnia and Herzegovina Apr/22 873.137 USD/Month 881.563
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9